Job Code Pay Scale Group Pay Scale Type Bargaining Unit Civil Service or Non-Civil Service Last Executive Board Change Executive Board Change History
96059 10 ST B3 N 805-13 04/28/2023


JOB CODE: 96059

DEFINITION: This is responsible managerial and technical work assisting in the overall planning and operation of the Department of General Services Bureau of Commonwealth Media Services.

The employee in this job manages, plans, and coordinates the provision of commonwealth media services to the Governor’s and Lieutenant Governor’s Offices, commonwealth agencies, and other governmental offices. Work involves assisting the Director of Commonwealth Media Services in managing all aspects of operations and functions involving communications, media relations, videography, photography, multimedia, electronic media production, and asset management. Work includes meeting with clients to determine program objectives and methods and to ensure desired results. Work is developed to portray the Governor’s initiatives and objectives effectively and sensitively and is produced for use by the media and commonwealth agencies. The employee supervises the activities of professional and technical staff. Work is reviewed by the Director of Commonwealth Media Services for program effectiveness, adherence to departmental policies and procedures, and customer satisfaction.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (NOTE: The examples of work are representative of the work, but every position classified to this job may not perform all examples of work listed. Conversely, this is not an all-inclusive list of work examples.)

• Manages a staff of video, audio, photographic, and multimedia professionals.

• Designs, coordinates, and implements all components of major media productions.

• Meets with clients to determine project objectives and methods for complex video, audio, photographic, and multimedia productions.

• Manages video-audio broadcasting and production operations.

• Coordinates and manages all contracts involving production and digital satellite uplink services.

• Schedules and assigns studio time, location shooting, narration recording, audio and music recording and mixing, editing time, graphics, and other related activities.

• Reviews and approves production budget estimates and maintains records of production expenses, materials, time, contract costs, and inventories.

• Manages requisitioning of production equipment, services, and support accessories.

• Manages the operation and maintenance of multimedia production and related equipment, including digital video cameras, recorders, production switchers, electronic editing systems, digital video effects and graphic systems, routers, character generators, video monitors, audio recording and mixing systems, servers, and engineering equipment.

• Travels to various locations to carry out assignments.

• Performs the full range of supervisory duties.

• The employee in this job may participate in the performance of subordinates’ work consistent with operational or organizational requirements.

• Performs related work as required.


• Knowledge of the techniques and principles of digital television, multimedia production, photography, and broadcasting.

• Knowledge of professional broadcast-quality video, audio, and multimedia production equipment.

• Knowledge of communication principles and practices.

• Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and standards of the Federal Communications Commission.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of employee supervision.

• Knowledge of the principles and practices of office management.

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

• Ability to communicate effectively orally.

• Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: (NOTE: Based on the Entry Level Knowledges, Skills, and Abilities)

• Five years of professional broadcast, multimedia, and photographic production experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity, and a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, or a closely related field;


• Five years of professional broadcast, multimedia, and photographic production experience, including two years in a supervisory capacity, and four years of paraprofessional experience in communications, journalism, multimedia production, or broadcasting;


• An equivalent combination of experience and training which includes two years of professional supervisory broadcast, multimedia, and photographic production experience.